LS18950 - Senior Charge Nurse

NHS Grampian
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, experienced, innovative and enthusiastic Senior Nurse to become the Senior Charge Nurse within the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit at Woodend Hospital working as an integral part of the neurological rehabilitation pathway.

This is a challenging post in which the successful candidate will take responsibility for facilitating and providing clinical leadership and ensuring the delivery of high quality nursing care. Management experience and evidence of continuing professional development is essential. Excellent communication skills are a vital part of this senior post as is a genuine interest in care of patients following a stroke.

Excellent leadership skills will be required in this post to lead the nursing team forward to ensure the safe and effective delivery of patient care. The successful applicant will have a lead role in further developing the established ethos of the wider multi-disciplinary team towards the goal of a fully integrated, seamless patient pathway that is driven by goal-led rehabilitation planning.

The successful candidate should have extensive experience at Band 6 and be able to evidence leadership skills and their application to practice.

The Stroke Rehabilitation Unit is a large ward of 34 beds providing rehabilitation for patients following a stroke with varying levels of dependency, many requiring complex discharge planning including guardianship and cognitive impairment.

For informal enquiries please contact Julie Warrender, Senior Nurse Manager onor

To obtain a copy of the person specification and job description please click on the following link - LS18950 - SCN.doc

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17 January 2018.